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Monroe Fund awards grant to nurse program
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Monroe Clinic faith community nurses, from left, are Marlene Stewart, Darlene Becker, Vicki Evenson, Rudy Gebhardt and Carol LaPointe. (Photo supplied)
MONROE - The Monroe Fund recently awarded Monroe Clinic's parish nurse program an $850 grant from the Clifford and Dorothy Riesa Charitable Fund, a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin Inc. The grant will support the educational program "Meeting Continuing Educational Needs of the Faith Community Nurse: Care of the Elderly," presented by the faith community nurses in Monroe Clinic's service area. The continuing education program focuses on the needs of the elderly, including palliative care, home care, hospice, county resources, advance care planning, grief and elder abuse.